Thursday, December 16, 2010

A warm hello...

This card was SO much fun to make!  I rarely make a card that isn't rectangular or square.  But...when I saw a card in PaperCrafts magazine that used this template, I knew I had to make one.  This was very easy to make.  Sometimes templates can be so time consuming, so I've not done many of them.
Once I printed and cut out the template, this cute designer series paper from SU (Bella Birds) did most of the work for me.  I sponged a little Pretty In Pink around the edges of the lamp, which really softened the look of the card.
This card will go into the mail to one of my aunts.  She wears pink quite often (and it's a great color on her). And I remember, over the years, that many of her blouses have a lace trim on the collar.  I know that this card will make her smile  :)
This card is going into the Paper Pals Arts Challenge:
PPA73-CAS Elements of Style - Get Your Lace in Place!!

Here is the inspiration photo that the Paper Pals have provided ~ love it! 
And, here is my card:

As can click on a photo to see a larger version.
 Thanks so much for taking the time to visit my blog.  I hope you'll stop in again!
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My recipe ~
Lamp template: PaperCrafts magazine website
Stamps: petite messages (Hero Arts), fine flourish [inside the card] (SU)
Designer Series Paper: bella birds (SU)
Card Stock: whisper white (SU)
Ink: chocolate chip, pretty in pink (SU)
Other: lace (Offray), pink pearls (Recollections), oval punches (SU)


  1. Oh my gosh...this is so adorable, and just perfect for this challenge! Thanks for playing at Pals Paper Arts this week!

  2. Susie, what a beautiful card...I love the template....thanks for sharing.

  3. This really is adorable and perfect for lace trim!

  4. Beautiful card!!! I love the unique shape, and amazed it was a template!! Great job!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Pals Paper Arts!!


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